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american friends, iranian friends, friends from the philippines, friends from our japanese-american community, are chinese-american community, waiting for the opportunity to come together to celebrate our diversity, but also to signal to our european friends, our latino france, we are ready to help lead this state. and helped change the conversation and not only celebrate diversity, but use diversity for our strength. that is our strength. i want to signal to you, let's come together, let's use this opportunity to make sure we can celebrate our strength throughout the state. i also want to welcome carmen chu. thank you for joining us. we can really celebrate and we can bring this state for because i know -- he does not want to be alone in san francisco suggesting change. nobody wants to be alone. all of us can contribute to a more positive outlook on life. guess what -- when we look at where we came from, when we look at the parents that brought us here, the generations before us, we learned a great lesson. we learned lessons they faced, there were struggling to get past th
. >>> in the southern philippines, the death toll from yesterday's powerful typhoon stands at 325. entire families were swept away from the flooding, and tens of thousands of acres of farmland has been turned into a muddy swamp. officials say the storm is one of the strongest this year. >>> here is a view now of the earth that you've likely never seen before. composite images of the earth were made at night and with no clouds. hundreds of images were taken this year. the video was released today in san francisco. >>> this time of year, bay area animal shelters overwhelmed with dogs. the special offers they're making now they hope you can't refuse. >> and chief meteorologist bill martin is fine tuning his forecast. >> a reminder, you can get ktvu news to go. download the ktvu app, click on the live icon, and you can watch all of our newscasts live right there on your mobile device. ,0 [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets, your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.97. an
is not coming fast enough. >>> at least 33 people are dead after a powerful typhoon hit the philippines overnight. the storm has knocked out power and suspended major land slides and more than 1,000 people evacuated -- have been evacuated from their homes that were hit hard one year ago. >>> the u.s. geological survey is warning homeowners about the danger coming up at 5:00. >>> the strike continues at the largest port complex. they set up picket lines at long beach one week ago today. dockworkers are refusing to cross those picket lines and that means ships are sitting outside the port and that means shortages in retail stores through the holiday season. >>> they will discuss a plan to shoot at birds at runways. it will allow trained employees to shoot blank or bird shot to disburse flocks of birds. more than 180 air collisions have happened. >>> and united airlines pays a bonus each month which tops on time goals. all domestic flights were workinged out on november 18th. >>> the state of california says it has about $14 million in tax refunds but no addresses to send them it to. the
the southern philippines has climbed to more than 500 people. more than 400 people are still missing. rescuers continued to surge through mud and debris is. the typhoon hit hardest in the southern philippines or government officials say entire families were washed away. more than 310,000 people have lost their homes as the typhoon struck on tuesday. >> the bay area quality management district has received a 1 million grant $1 million grant from the u.s. department of energy to help more local companies use alternative fuel for their vehicles and fleets. the gravel goes towards the california floods in wordplay alternative fuel project which aims to reduce barriers for companies and governments to use alternative fuel. such as issues with permitting. the gravel watch and february and will continue over a two-year period. a report finds a the states themselves agency needs more independent oversight and recommends a restructuring to avoid the appearance of conflict of interest. the institute of medicine says too many board members on the california institute for rich in art of medicine represent
to show support for the 34 million people worldwide afflicted with hiv and aids. in the philippines they lit candles. students in taiwan formed a ribbon on a playground. aidss first diagnosed 31 years ago, and the u.n. says aids claimed 1.7 million lives last year. the uss"enterprise" sailed through many historic moments, but today the nation's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was taken out of active service. some 12,000 people turned out in norfolk, virginia, to say farewell. the 51-year-old warship, also known as the "big e." served in every major conflict since the cuban missile crise. straight ahead, controversy in cooperstown. baseball's steroid era comes under scrutiny. >> jarvis: they'e biggest names in baseball-- bonds, clemens, and sosa. this year all three former players are eligible for entry to the hall of fame in cooperstown, new york, but as tony guida tells us, controversy over steroids is in play. >> and bonds hits one high. >> reporter: no one in baseball history hit more home runs than barry bonds. >> he struck him out! >> no one in baseball history racked up
confusion. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> a typhoon pum eling the southern philippines has killed least 74 people. the region's governor said the recent deaths included villagers and soldiers trapped when water flooded evacuation shelters and an army base today. the state news agency reports two entire provinces have lost power and more than 100 domestic flights were canceled. the storm is the deadliest to hit this country this year. san jose police are investigating the discovery of an elaborate marijuana growhouse. they found it while responding to a burglary call at the house on sandalwood court near south white and story roads. ktvu's janine de la vega has exclusive video about what was found inside and how neighbors are responding. >> reporter: police walked out of this home with boxes of evidence early this morning. officers were originally called here at around 3:00 when a neighbor thought the house was being burglarized after seeing the garage door open and people loading up cars with pro property. instead, this is what police found. we were allowed inside and o
's multi-cultural heritage, which includes his maternal grandfather who emigrated from the philippines and worked as a fieldworker in california and his paternal grand forge who immigrated from japan to a big island or island of hawaii. commissioner honda's ken griffey, jr.ing activities include being a founding member of west side chinese democratic club and serving for nine years as an appointed member of california state assistance fund for enterprise business and industrial development corporation. he attend the academy of art college and san francisco community college. commissioner honda currently liveses with his family in san francisco's golden gate heights neighborhood/aka sunset. welcome and i appreciate the service that you will be providing and welcome. >> is there any other commissioner comments or questions? seeing none, is there any public comment on this item? seeing none, we'll move on to item no. 3, which is the board's consideration and possible adoption of the meeting minutes of our november 14th, 2012 meeting. >> i will move their approval and adoption. >> thank
to retain his super bantum weight title. he was in control. he originally from the philippines improves to 31 and 1 with this knockout. coming up at 11:00. de lasalle on the field and michael crabtree giving back to the community. >>> still to come, a helping welcome to my secret lair. and you are? your worst nightmare mr. box. since you foolishly brought back your bonus jack! i have copied your two pure beef patties, lettuce, melting cheese, pickles, and middle bun, plus fries and a drink for $4.49. and now you will tell me what is in your secret sauce!! uh, i think i know. "we all know," "pretty obvious." you couldn't tell me when i handed out the wiener-dog lasers!?! >>> coming up at 11:00, we're learning more about heroes in yesterday's deadly shooting in newtown, connecticut. victims and the heroes. plus, the bomb threat that shut down two schools in the south bay. what authorities are saying about the suspect tonight on abc news at 11:00. the act of giving back and sharing the wealth is alive and well. building housing
. >> the tie from that hit the philippines the death toll has climbed to 350 people. billy for the people are still missing. rescuers are continued to search the mud and debris for them. the hurricane hit hardest in the southern philippines were government officials say entire families were washed away. >> as the kron 4 morning news continues a live look from mount tam this thursday morning. low clouds around the bay into some blue sky above. winning the fog to break up around the bay area of big changes for the weather forecast will have more on your weather the latest look at your morning commute. watching wall street as well without the jones amount of time. we will be back with more stores the kron 4 morning news' returns in two minutes. good morning and welcome back 7:28 a.m. is a time. taking a look at our live camera at santos go on and as ave.san francisco. >> dealing with low clouds and locally dense fog this morning as best as sunny afternoon dry and to leaving. because of a low visibility there are delays in arrivals at sfo average of about 48 minutes. if you're headed there yo
>> still ahead, the update from the philippines. they continue to recover from a typhoon. this live look outside from san jose hazy conditions continue. we will be back.... hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. in the philippines. the president declared a state of national calamity today. the declaration comes in the aftermath of tuesday's emergency funds. nearly six-hundred people were killed. just as many are missing, and thousands are homeless. officials say search and rescue operations are struggling. the typhoon unleashed winds stronger than those of hurricane sandy in october. rubble has destroyed homes and landmarks, and many residents are too stun
in the philippines has risen to more than one- thousand. typhoon hit earlier this month, and it devastated towns in the country's mountains and along the coast. officials are still searching for nearly eight- hundred and 50 missing people. government christmas celebrations have been cancelled. instead, resources are being devoted to the search, and to helping survivors deal with losses. >> up next. we'll talk to a bay area doctor who specializes in male psychology. but first, more reaction from people who knew the victims of friday's school massacre. here now, a family friend of teacher victoria soto. >> she drove us to cheerleading practices. i am also a teacher i cannot even imagines going through what she went through. i think putting herself out there she is such an angel. she went straight to heaven, there's no doubt about that. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it.
in the uc davis has some good news about a dog from the philippines became an international hero after sacrificing it's not to say to young girls. >> the dog named kabang appears to have beaten the cancer it was suffering from. kabang ended up in davis' earlier this year after a nurse in new york spent a fund-raising campaign to bring her to the u.s.. >> will be back with kron 4 morning news. >> here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic is picking up. it is still light. we would not have any problems in the bay area. 51 degrees in oakland. at noon it will get more to degrees warmer at 53. still not bone chilling cold. >> and the north bay marin avenue in mill valley is back open this morning after it was shut down because of a major water main break on monday. >> firefighters say a 12 in. main ruptured late in the morning and spewed a about a thousand gallons of water a minute. >> sandbags were stacked to prevent flooding at least one home. but there was no other damage reported water service was restored last night and the road has been reopened. >> officials have been scr
. a major typhoon is causing damage in the philippines. it has knocked out power and suspended in air travel. you can see some of the damage in this video. 33 deaths have been reported from a flash flood so far. more than 40,000 residents have moved to higher ground leaving their homes along the rivers. >> it is 641 and coming up next we're keeping our eye on wall street. the dow was up 32 points and we will talk to rob black about the forces at work this morning. a live luck know we will save our live look for when we continue and do some more weather and traffic for you. we will be right back. @ñ you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ muni metro trains are back up and running this morning after the power outage that through commuters
in the philippines has killed 33 people. air travel is suspended. major land slides are reported. more than 50 thou thousand people have -- 50,000 people were evacuated from a deadly storm just a year ago. >>> the dutches of cambridge is pregnant. we will take you live in front of the london hospital where kate middleton was admitted and she was admitted for an acute case of morning sickness. prince william arrived to spend the day with the dutches and she is expected to stay there for several days. this is possibly igniting a new trend. >> there will be lots and lots of pregnant ladies in the next nine months but you could see them as trailblazers. they have not yet confirmed this but only that she has not reaped the 12 -- reached the 12 we can mark. >>> there is sporadic flu activity in california so far and doctors still say get your flu shot. kaiser has given out more than million flu shots. the numbers show every week 36,000 people die in the u.s. pause of flu -- because of flu pill necessaries. >>> -- illnesses. >>> the checks are said to range up to $35,000. to see if you have anyone claimed
a typhoon in the philippines. officials say about 43 of those were villagers and soldiers who drowned when torrents of water cascaded down a mountain inundating an emergency shelter and washing away an army truck. the regions governor says the death toll is expected to rise as recovery crews search the flood waters and debris. >>> well, now to sonoma county where investigators are looking into what caused a fire that destroyed a home in petaluma. the call came in about 3:30 a.m. at a house near sad ler lane and kaufman road. the house was engulfed in flames. firefighters say no one lived there, but it was filled with items including containers of possibly hazardous material. the yard was also littered with about a dozen vehicles, a boat and a camper. there are no reports of injury. >>> the fate of four contra costa fire houses is going to remain in limbo for at least another week. as rob ross explains county supervisors put off a decision during a contentious hearing earlier today. >>> dozens of firefighters from county came in on their day off to see if the contra costa board of superviso
, no drizzle, highs are in the 60s. >>> more than 400 people missing after a deadly typhoon in the philippines. the storm killed at least 300 people.$♪ it also caused flooding and landslide and left a quarter of a million people with no homes. they are trying to reach some of the hardest hit areas and they are a still looking for food for the people who survived. >>> there is no water damage for san francisco's tower and even the storm we had leaked into the monument over the weekend. crews are trying repair those leaks with plastic sheeting annual leaks and they are trying to steer water away from the murals. they will work to seal off the building by the end of this month. >>> crab bones remain at the docks. crabbers say brokers plan to drop the wholesale price from $3 a pound to a dollar 80. the price for the crabs has dropped so the prices have dropped as well. >>> work behind the scenes competition has already started. an italian challenger is accusing them of spying. oracle broke protocol by taking up close images of the new zeal land yachts. they say the alleged transgressions are ove
developing news tonight. philippine authorities say 420 people have been killed by a typhoon and claim that number could easily double. more than 400 people are also missing from the storm that hit the southern province of the country. residents being roped to safety across fast moving streams as you can see here. tragedy happened in area wildly known to be highly susceptible to flooding. >> america mess controversial sheriff is in hostile territory tonight. arizona joe arpaio in san francisco as an invited guest december bright strong public sentiment against him. lillian spoke with the sheriff who has made a name for himself bio posing illegal immigration. >>reporter: infamous sheriff hit the town tonight receiving san francisco style welcome at johns grill. customers were shocked to see him. >> kudo to san francisco the fact that we show the example of what he should be following which is embracing everyone. >>reporter: arpaio is elected sheriff of arizona maricopa a county for 20 years best known for aggressive stand against illegal immigration. niece san francisco to speak
. >>> philippine officials say 115,000 homes were destroyed. the typhoon made land fall last tuesday packing maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour. >>> and in norway tonight celebrations are under way after the european union was awarded the noble peace prize for promoting peace and human rights in europe. the award is not without its critics. some say the eu contradicts because it relies on military force. >>> after seven days of balloting it seems that users lost the ability to vote on policy. voter turn out needed to be at least 30% to keep the policy in place. fewer than 700,000 votes were cast instead of the 300 million that were needed. facebook is expected to make an official announcement sometime tomorrow. >>> it didn't take long for twitter to get over its break up with instagram. which allow instagram photos to be views on twitter. you can still include an instagram message on those pictures. >>> when to expect rain coming up in your complete bay area forecast. >> a reminder that you can get ktvu news [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets, your season is here. let'
, before falling 180 miles north of the philippines, according to the north korean government. debris fell in at least three locations. it was detected by a south korean warship on alert. there are also four american warships in the region. the north koreans insist its efforts are part of a space program to place a satellite into orbit. but key allies believe it's an attempt to test a long-range ballistic missile. with further development, such a rocket could carry a nuclear warhead and potentially reach as far as california. analysts do not believe north korea currently has the technology to be a credible threat to the u.s. but today's launch is a step forward if north korea and its new leader. gloria riviera, abc news, seoul. >>> the u.s. is making a major diplomatic move, by officially recognizing syria's main opposition group as the new legitimate representative of the syrian people. president obama announced the move yesterday. it was part of an exclusive interview with abc's barbara walters. he also recognized that a small amount of the opposition has ties to al qaeda. the u.s. has d
to save two young girls in the philippines. i understand it is very shrill are you so give yourself some extra time because we are going slowly. you can traffic there, they are the headlights as you head towards northbound in santa clara and in fremont you can see the same story, it is definitely wet thought but traffic seems to be moving along quite nicely. 6:26 here is mark. >>> we have been tracking showers and coverage has been increasing over the past hour. it is moving east right around martinez and concord and this was right around larkspur and right around central portions of the bayment san mateo moving towards burlingame out towards 680 and 580. i am having to refrain these graphics quite a bit and also around the sunny veil area. we will continue it going all weekend long. >>> -- we will continue to see rain going all weekend long. >>> we will have problems caused for drivers coming up in a live report. >>> a fight in alameda ends up with four people stabbed, who police took into custody after this alleged attack. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed in
determine prospects for peace or war. in visiting thailand and the philippines in october, i was reminded of the economic vitality of southeast asia and the fact that that tend countries comprise an asean represent now the fourth largest export market of the united states. these countries are center stage. we must stand firm with our friends throughout asia and actively pursue prospects for free trade and open sea lanes and other policies that will strengthen american economic growth. more broadly, we face the specter of global resource constraints, especially efficiencies of energy and food that could stimulate conflict and deepen poverty. we have made startling gains in domestic energy production, but we remain highly vulnerable still to our dependency on oil, and perhaps equally important, even if we were able to produce more energy at home, we cannot isolate ourselves from energy shocks in the global economy. we have to cooperate with other nations in improving the global system of manufacturing and moving energy supplies. currently, a key to this is helping to assure the completion o
. >>> powerful typhoon in the southern philippines has killed at least 40 people. >> a military spokesman said six people have been killed, power has been knocked out, air travel is suspended. major land slides have been reported. more than 50 people have been evacuated from another deadly storm one year ago. >>> a new report says came's reflewable energy -- came's renewable energy goals could be commission the state's energy plans could be costly because of poor planning and lack of oversight. state law requires california to produce a third of its electricity from solar wind and other renewable sources by the year 2020. this morning, two state lawmakers will unveil new regulation to make california public schools green. the legislation would upgrade the energy efficiency. it is being introduced by nancy skinner of berkeley and state senator of los angeles. the funding would come from the presently -- recently passed proposition 39. >>> well, imagine spending just $30 a week for all of your food. why the mayor of newark, new jersey is doing that starting today. >>> and why health leaders are
authorities in the philippines say nearly 300 fishermen are missing following a typhoon that devastated the country. >> the death toll has already surpassed 600. >> those deaths are mostly from flash flooding that what we committed in the country's southern region. >> authorities in mexico said the wreckage of a small plane believed to be caring singing superstarhjenni rivera has been found with no survivors. >> authorities say the plane was found near mexico city. >> the u.s. registered learjet went missing early yesterday after taking off from the city of monterrey. 43 year old jenni rivera has sold 15 directors and drizzly 12 billboard mexican music awards. >> north korea says it is extending the launch. for a controversial long-range rocket by another week until december 29th. an unidentified spokesperson for the north korean committee of space technology told state media that the scientists found ia technical deficiency in the first stage control engine model of the rocket. >> it says technicians are pushing forward with final preparations for the launch. >> what reassess it launch
people to think she was the first lady of the philippines. >> reporter: did they buy it? >> everybody did. do you know what the first lady of the philippines looks like? >> reporter: so i pretended to be the king of liechtenstein, and people bought it. outside, a panting crowd, paid to scream my name. >> king nicholas. >> once you have 10, 15 people with cameras, everybody else will crowd around. >> king nicholas, i love you! >> reporter: for nearly clr 5,000, you get a gang of paparazzi and fake fans to meet you at the airport. for nearly $3,000, a crowd to follow you on dates. >> the goal would be, like, wow, you must be really famous. >> reporter: some use this service for career advancement. >> i guess you could say "b" list celebrities who want attention in beverly hills and hollywood. i was exacted by ee eed -- cont agents and publicists. >> reporter: the crowd shopping felt weird. but i loved the dirn afterwards. tell me how good looking i am. toast to me. my own entourage made to laugh hi my jokes. i said you do downtown. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i might hire these guys. for new
of the philippines, flooding from a -- a typhoon has claim dozens of lives the death toll at 40, 33 villagers and soldiers drowned when water dumped by the storm rushed down a mountain, typhoon bopha slammed into the region at dawn today one of the strongest storms to hit in decades. >>> right now san jose police on the scene of a huge pot bust. investigators tell abc7 news they responded to a home on sandalwood court in east san jose after 3:00 this morning where they phone the doors to the home open. when they -- they went in they found an elaborate grow operation with 300 pot plants inside, three cars seen leaving the area before police got there. terry mcsweeney is headed to the scene we'll have more on later editions of abc7 news. >>> we have a new flash of a different kind. for you hungry deal hunters, burger king is offering famous whooper this week for just 55 cents, the special is to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the sandwich, the deal is good thursday through sunday. here's the catch, you have to buy another whooper at full price to get the second one at 55 cents. >> makes sense
people in the philippines and the deattoll is expected to rise. 23 of the people drowned in flooding caused by the typhoon. the storm made landfall yesterday and some 60,000 people have fled to emergency shelters. the crowded shelters in this new video. the typhoon is expected to continue to dump rain for several days. >>> a major pot growing operation inside this house, how police actually discovered it and the owner's reaction when he saw all of this for the first time. >> some local students are honored for tackling a very serious issue in the classroom and on campus. how they're trying to stop the cycle. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> we have new video mauves i have marijuana growing operation set up neighed small house in san jose. police discovered it on sandalwood court this morning when neighbors called to report what they thought w
on the app store or google play. it is the waze app. >>> 5:50. new out of the philippines this morning, government officials say the death toll from a powerful typhoon stands at more than 200 people. officials fear many more bodies could be found as rescuers reach areas that have been cut off by the storm. typhoon bopha slam add into the region yesterday destroying homes and -- triggering flash floods, 66 villagers and soldiers drowned. the government says scores are still missing. >>> controversial photo on the front page of the "new york post" is sparking debate on whether it should have been published this picture was taken moments before ki-suck han was hit and killed there. is criticism on why the photographer didn't put his camera down to help the victim. the photographer says he took the picture from far way, hoping the driver would see his camera flash. new york city police say the man who pushed mr. han on to the tracks has implicated himself. witnesses describe him as a mentally disturbed man and bothering passengers and the victim was trying to stop him. >>> 5:51. beverage i
seven a year. most do little damage and only last a few minutes. in the philippines, the death toll from tuesday's typhoon rose dramatically. 420 people are confirmed dead and 400 others are missing. most were living in an area that is highly susceptible to flooding and landslides. the government has tried to encourage it people from living and farming there but many risk everything to try to make a living. >>> we're watching fog form in the central valley. we got really high dewpoints. the fog is starting to kick in. that will have an impact on the morning commute around here and in the eastern valley. we have a doze of fog. i'm going to put it in here, big fog showing up right here right now. then by the morning, expect some decent fog in these north bay valleys. so your morning commute is going to be definitely an issue if you have fog concerns like you did this morning. if you had fog this morning you got it again yesterday morning. if you had it this morning and you're used to seeing it you will see it tomorrow morning. around the bay not so bad but you get up toward the san helena
minutes. in the philippines, the death toll from tuesday's typhoon rose dramatically. 420 people are confirmed dead and 400 others are missing. most were living in an area that is highly susceptible to flooding and landslides. the government has tried to encourage it people from living and farming there but many risk everything to try to make a living. >>> we're watching fog form in the central valley. we got really high dewpoints. the fog is starting to kick in. that will have an impact on the morning commute around here and in the eastern valley. we have a doze of fog. i'm going to put it in here, big fog showing up right here right now. then by the morning, expect some decent fog in these north bay valleys. so your morning commute is going to be definitely an issue if you have fog concerns like you did this morning. if you had fog this morning you got it again yesterday morning. if you had it this morning and you're used to seeing it you will see it tomorrow morning. around the bay not so bad but you get up toward the san helena area so much rain the nights are cool. we're not
to wear face masks around the city as well. and the death toll from a typhoon in the philippines exceeded 400 people. most of them lived in the steep valley in the south of the country. flooding and wind were so severe in places people thought were safe turned up not to be safe. that includes two emergency shelters that were just swept away. it hit tuesday with winds over 170 miles per hour. it's now weakening in the south china sea. >>> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton just announced the u.s. and russia have reached an agreement in hopes of ending the civil war in syria. clinton has been meeting with the foreign minister and united nations mediator. the deal calls for mediation effort for all parties in syria to bring about a political transition there. syrian president bashar assad must leave power to ensure a democratic future for the country. >>> u.s. stock futures dropped in light traded overnight as investors awaited the november jobs report. >>> it's just out showing the unemployment rate fell to a four year low. good news to talk about it and here to join us is ashley morri
and the philippines. tension being raised there. >>> talk about tense. hissing sound of natural gas as single police car keeps watch and sits hear in west virginia. what an image that is. that's where a natural gas line exploded level 4 houses and damaging part of interstate. the area is about 15 miles forth of charleston, west virginia. several people suffered smoke i hope inhalation. >>> ntsb said a distracted driver in a truck with bad brake was likely cause of amtrak collision that killed 6 people last year. happened at rural intersection in northern nevada. truck slammed into the side of a train that was headed from chicago to here in the bay area. at hearing in washington today the ntsb said the crossing guard arm was down and warning lights were flashing in plenty of time for the truck driver to stop. they still are not sure why he did in the act quickly more quickly maybe he was tired or just not paying attention who knows. but if the brake had been properly maintained or applied a second and a half earlier the accident apparently could have been avoided. >>> major headline for the
. >> reporter: he moved them to the philippines, then back to hayward. he gambled away his money. jassmin remembers one particular time when there was no food. >> i remember i was just rummaging for pennies and went to like a nearby liquor store and bought bread because i remember we had like peanut butter. >> reporter: finally it got so bad, jassmin at the age of 17 took total custody of 10-year- old jeanilljassmin was working and when she got into cal and started commuting jeanell was often alone. >> no one was there to protect me or no one really cared even though really my sister really, really cared and i appreciate her so much for that. >> reporter: but jeanell was struggling. her grades dropped to a 1.7. that's when the sisters moved to berkeley and jassmin gave jeanell a talk. >> even though you have some bad points in your life you don't make that keep your down. you have to keep going. >> reporter: jeanell decided to make a change. >> step by step by step i watched her increase her confidence. i watched her increase her skills. she was in control. >> if my grandma, if my mom, if
frames, decorative boxes, and 24 styles of christmas ornaments made in the philippines. all of them are made out of heavy paper stock and covered with metallic looking resin that encollude a hang tag with a pa iris label. all the items should be put in a container and returned. >>> a battle over medical marijuana between the city of oakland and the federal government. why the city says the largest pot dispensary in america should stay open even if it breaks federal law. >>> welcome back. 6:25. a legal battle between the city of oakland and the federal government over a marijuana dispensary the biggest one in the country. the harbor side health center has 100,000 patients. it earns more than $20 million a year by selling medical marijuana. now the federal government wants to shut it down. and seize the property. the judge is now considering whether this landmark case should go to trial. the city of oakland by the way is siding with the center which by the way pays a lot of taxes. >> it's like the federal government to stop the tragic waste of resources on trying to shut down our legi
their best efforts they could not save her. >>> in the philippines the death toll rose to 11 after a typhoon that hit the area last week. the storm destroyed rice farms. >>> in china internet users are facing stricter controls on how they surf the web. a new law now requires people to register their names and service providers before going online. that means web users will have to use their names when posting rather than leaving anonymous remarks. some say that could be a chilling effect on political comment. chinese authorities say the law will help protect personal information. >>> a labor strike some say could cripple -- a walk out scheduled for sunday may have be averted. they're cautiously optimistic an agreement could be reached in the next month. >> getting ready for the party. >> and ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >>> new year's eve is just around the corner and san francisco is getting rea
a typhoon that hit the southern philippines has climbed to more than 500 people. and more than 400 people are still missing. rescuers continued to search through the mud and debris. more than three a and a and 10,000 people have lost their homes since the typhoon struck on tuesday. >> the bay area quality management district has received a $1 million grant from the u.s. department of energy to help more local companies use alternative fuel for their vehicles to fleets. the grant will go toward the california fleets in workplace alternative fuel projects. the grant will launch in february and will continue over a two- year period >> a report finds that the space stem cell agency needs more independent oversight and recommends a restructuring to avoid the appearance of conflict of interest. california voters in 2004 approved proposition 71 that formed c i r ,/ it has distributed about 1.3 million in grants. >> california is suing delta airlines over the lack of privacy policy. the state alleges that the airline is breaking state law by not warning users that it is collecting sensitive infor
currency and commodity trading they're going to end early. in japan, indonesia, the philippines, they were all closed in europe. only the uk, french, dutch and spanish stock markets are open and they're going to be closing early. there are now only five trading sessions left in 2012. get your act together. stocks and bonds, solid gains so far this year. the dow has advanced 8% in total. the s&p 500 up almost 14%. the nasdaq has jumped 16%. it's been a good year. the end of the year also means we are just days away from the fiscal cliff, however, and that's the bad news. and looming tax hikes, spending cuts, all of that. both sides warning a very big deal becoming a bit more unlikely. >> and my one bit of advice to speaker boehner is this. you cannot pass a bill with just republicans. on a broad thing like this, you need both. and he has put himself with plan b and sort of an impossible position. he has to get these hard right goes to go along with him. and he and the president were going to say we're going to pass a deal with the majority of republicans and the majority of democrats in the
communications are hampering rescue workers in the philippines after typhoon. the typhoon had wind gusts and killed at least 283 people as it roared through the southern islands. huns more are still missing. thousands are in shelters right now and authoritys are trying to get food, water and clothing to them. >>> workers are back on the job at shipping ports in los angeles and long beach. talks are moving once again after a tentative agreement last night in a labor dispute that disrupt it had busy container reports for more than a weekment ten terminals have reopened and workers are unloading more than a dozen ships at the docks or anchored nearby. the dispute started when clerical workers walked out. they say shippers were outsourcing jobs. the union dock workers refeuds cross picket license. >>> it's enough to make your skin crawl. bay area woman said bedbugs invaded her hotel room. >>> and apparently there are just not enough star bucks cafes in this world. the coffee lovers will be very happy to learn that is about to change. the expansion plan that's in the works . >>> it may seem l
into the pacific ocean east of the philippines. >>> millionaire fugitive john mcafee is released from a detention center. he was taken into custody last week after sneaking into guatemala from belize where he is wanted in connection with a murder. a guatemalan judge gave mcafee 10 days to get his immigration situation order is out. >> hope he is writing a book while he is going through all this. >> so bizarre. >> i would read it. strange, strange. >>> how about some traffic now at 6:14? liz, it's all yours. >> thank you. let's go towards the bay bridge. we are just getting word of a new accident just past the pay gates. the metering lights are on. so you can see delays now as far back as probably towards the 880 overcrossing now. and then we also have that accident past the toll plaza so delays towards treasure island up the incline. they are working to clear it but we have a good sized wait toward san francisco from the east bay. elsewhere speaking of the east bay, let's check the san ramon valley. a camera down southbound 680. and so far, so good right now leaving walnut creek heading towards d
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